Submitted by andrew.francis on Thu, 03/20/2014 - 15:18
Maine People's Alliance members went door to door in neighborhoods in Brewer today to talk with voters about the campaign to accept the federal funds to expand health care to 70,000 Maine people and asked residents to contact their state Senator, Edward Youngblood, and urge him to vote to override the Governor’s expected veto of the bill.
Submitted by Mike on Thu, 02/20/2014 - 11:37
Members of the Maine People's Alliance delivered more than 7,000 petitions and hundreds of postcards and personal messages to the Maine House and Senate today urging legislators to accept federal funding to expand health care coverage.
Submitted by Mike on Fri, 02/07/2014 - 15:34
On a telephone town hall forum on Thursday night, Congressman Mike Michaud joined more than 1,000 members and supporters of the Maine People's Alliance to answer questions about federal and state health care issues and discuss how everyday Mainers can get involved in the effort to accept federal funding in order to expand health care coverage in Maine.
Submitted by andrew.francis on Thu, 01/30/2014 - 10:34
Four Mainers who are directly-affected by the delay in the acceptance of federal funding to maintain and expand MaineCare coverage were featured in short videos released today in a State House screening hosted by the Maine People's Alliance.
Submitted by andrew.francis on Wed, 01/22/2014 - 10:10
Accepting federal funds to expand health care coverage will create thousands of economy-boosting, living wage jobs in Maine, according to a report released today by the Alliance for a Just Society and the Maine People's Alliance. The report comes as the Maine Legislature continues discussion on MaineCare expansion.
Submitted by Mike on Thu, 01/16/2014 - 12:36
The Maine People’s Alliance today called on Governor Paul LePage to return a contribution to his election campaign from Logisticare, the Atlanta-based private broker that was given a $5.1 million contract to handle the MaineCare rides program in York County in August of last year and has since been engulfed in controversy for missed rides, a breakdown of the volunteer system they were meant to manage and other serious complaints.
Submitted by andrew.francis on Thu, 01/09/2014 - 15:58
More than 200 Mainers, including many who have been personally affected by the state's failure to accept federal funding to expand health care coverage, gathered at the State House today for a rally and lobby day organized by the Maine People's Alliance.
Submitted by andrew.francis on Tue, 12/17/2013 - 08:15
Almost 70,000 Mainers are being denied access to life-saving health care by Governor LePage. On January 8th, our elected officials start a new legislative session, and their first priority should be reversing the Governor’s decision so thousands of Mainers can receive the health care coverage they so desperately need.
Join us on the opening day of the legislative session to tell our elected officials that access to health care needs to be their first priority.
Submitted by andrew.francis on Wed, 10/16/2013 - 09:06
On Wednesday, Lewiston-Auburn residents conducted a walking tour of different locations in downtown Lewiston to detail the effect a prolonged government shutdown is having on various programs that provide vital services to veterans, the elderly, and low-income Mainers.
Submitted by andrew.francis on Tue, 10/08/2013 - 11:32
Members of the Maine People’s Alliance held bake sales at locations across the state today to call attention to an important Supreme Court case and the corrosive influence of wealthy, out-of-state donors on Maine politics